From 22 November 2021 child disability payment (CDP) will replace disability living allowance (DLA) for children for new claims across Scotland. Aimed at people who are already familiar with the DLA rules, this webinar will get you up to speed on how the new benefit is different.
This webinar will look at:
How the CDP rules are different to DLA
The process of claiming CDP
Challenging determinations and short-term assistance
Moria Escreet, Welfare Rights Adviser at CPAG in Scotland specialising in benefits for disabled children
Alison Gillies, Welfare Rights Adviser at CPAG in Scotland, and author of CPAG’s Welfare Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook
Jon Shaw, Welfare Rights Adviser at CPAG in Scotland, and author of CPAG’s Welfare Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook
Ed Pybus, Policy and Parliamentary Officer at CPAG in Scotland, and author of CPAG’s Welfare Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook
The webinar will be delivered live online, via Zoom, from 1pm to 3.30pm with a 15-minute break.
There will be an opportunity to submit questions in advance and also to take part in live Q&A sessions. If you have booked a place on the webinar and would like to submit a question in advance please email your question to [email protected] by Wednesday 24 November. A selection of questions will be answered on the day. Participants will receive an email link, a few days before the webinar, to allow access to the event.